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Sa’eed on Sunnah: Allah will punish a man if he prays differently than the Sunnah

March 18, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: He saw a man praying after the rising of the sun at dawn with more than two bowings and he was excessive in his bowing and prostration, so he prohibited him. The man said, “O Abu Muhammad, will Allah punish us for praying?” Sa’eed said, “No, but he will punish you […]

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An-Nawawi on Joking: Jokes are only permissible within limits and conditions

March 11, 2014

An-Nawawi said, “Forbidden joking is that which is excessive and persistent, for it leads to too much laughter and hardening of the heart, it distracts from the remembrance of Allah, and it often causes abuse, rancor, and lack of respect and dignity. As for those who are safe from these matters, then it permissible as […]

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Hadith on Hajj: In the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example

February 8, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: He was circling the House with Mu’awiya and Mu’awiya would touch all of its corners. Ibn Abbas said, “Why did you touch these two corners? The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, did not touch these two.” Mu’awiya said, “Nothing from the House should be abandoned.” Ibn Abbas said, […]

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Hasan on Sunnah: Allah made following the Sunnah the sign of true love for the Prophet

January 1, 2014

Bakr ibn Al-Aswad reported: I heard Hasan Al-Basri mention a people during the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, who said, “O Muhammad! We love our Lord.” So Allah the Exalted revealed the verse, “Say: If you love Allah, then follow me. Allah will love you and forgive your sins.” (3:31) […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: I am narrating from the Prophet and you contradict it?

December 30, 2013

Abu Qatadah reported: We were sitting with Imran ibn Hussein along with Bushair ibn Ka’b and Imran narrated to us that one day the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Modesty is goodness in everything,” or the Prophet said, “Modesty is entirely good.” Bushair said, “Indeed, we find in some of […]

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Ibn Sireen on Hadith: This knowledge is the religion so be careful where you get it

December 30, 2013

Hisham reported: Muhammad ibn Sireen said, “Verily, the knowledge of narrating traditions is religion, so be careful from whom you take your religion.” Source: Sahih Muslim, Introduction Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ هِشَامٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِيرِينَ قَالَ إِنَّ هَذَا الْعِلْمَ دِينٌ فَانْظُرُوا عَمَّنْ تَأْخُذُونَ دِينَكُمْ صحيح مسلم مُقَدِّمَةٌ بَاب أَنَّ الْإِسْنَادَ […]

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Umar on Sunnah: Beware of the people of opinion who abandon the Prophetic Sunnah

December 30, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The people who follow their opinions are opponents of the Sunnah. They failed to memorize the prophetic traditions and they desired to be free from faltering and feeling ashamed when they are asked and they do not know, so they turned away […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: I have been given the Quran and something like it, the Sunnah

December 28, 2013

Miqdam ibn Ma’di reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I have been given the Quran and something along with it, but the time is coming when a man will recline on his couch and say: Keep to the Quran, for whatever you find in it lawful is lawful […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Sunnah: The Sunnah was revealed just like the Quran

December 28, 2013

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Hassan ibn Atiyyah said, “Gabriel would reveal the Sunnah to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he would practice it just as he would practice the Quran.” Source: Majmu’ Al-Fatawa 1/40 قال ابن تيمية قَالَ حَسَّانُ بْنُ عَطِيَّةَ كَانَ جِبْرِيلُ يَنْزِلُ عَلَى النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ بِالسُّنَّةِ فَيُعَلِّمُهُ […]

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Awza’i on Sunnah: If an authentic Hadith reaches you, then do not act differently

December 2, 2013

Amr ibn Yasaf reported: I heard Al-Awza’i say, “O Amr, if a narration reaches you from the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon, then beware not to say differently. Verily, the Messenger of Allah conveyed from Allah the Blessed and Exalted.” Source: Al-Madkhal ila Sunan Al-Kubra Al-Bayhaqi 173 عَامِرَ بْنَ يَسَافٍ يَقُولُ سَمِعْتُ […]

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